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John Pearce is an expert in internet security and encryption. Before creating VPNMag.com John was the head of the IT department of a famous technology company.

Review of Hide.Me VPN Service

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Summary: Hide.Me offers safe, secure and fast VPN service.  Hide.Me Service Summary Hide.Me VPN software and service was developed by a group of IT professionals with experience in building vast and secure corporate and governmental infrastructures. This international team came together due to their mutual belief that everyone should have the right to privacy when they are online. They combined ... Read More »

How to Get a Canadian IP Address?

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There are a several reasons you may want to get a Canadian IP address but for most people, the main reason is a need to access content only available in Canada. There are several websites in Canada that restrict content to a local audience. It is actually much easier to get a Canadian IP than you think. The best way ... Read More »

How to Get a Spanish IP Address

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Spain is a popular tourist destination due to its interesting culture and rich history. Spanish is also one of the main languages of the world. It addition to being spoken by 46 million people in Spain, it is also spoken by more than 400 million people in the Americas (North and South). As a result of this, the demand for ... Read More »

VPN for Germany

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If you live outside Germany, accessing some services can prove difficult. This is because there are several websites that you can’t access unless you are connecting through a German IP address. A good example is a large majority of news and video sites located in Germany. So what do you do? Do not fret, this is exactly the reason Virtual ... Read More »

How to Beat the Great Firewall of China

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The Great Wall of China is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best known physical features of the People’s Republic of China. Lesser known but perhaps more important is the Great Firewall of China. Officially referred to as The Golden Shield Project, it is a Chinese government project to censor the Internet. In addition to censorship, it ... Read More »

VPN for Pakistan


Do you live in Pakistan? Have you been searching for a VPN provider?  Search no more, VPNmag.com answers all your questions below as well as offers some useful insights. Virtual Private Network in Pakistan Pakistan is a large country with millions of Internet users. It is quite unfortunate that authorities have a policy of Internet censorship. In a bid to ... Read More »

Privacy Laws have failed to Keep Pace with Technology

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Since former CIA agent Edward Snowden outed the National Security Agency (NSA) in June 2013, there has been a general uneasiness regarding Internet privacy. This apprehension is merited since it is quite clear that the US Government is hell-bent on monitoring the world using mass monitoring methods. Frequent Internet users around the world have good cause for worry. The Human ... Read More »

Can the NSA Spy on VPN Traffic?


Over the last few weeks, the Internet has been buzzing with news of how the NSA has been spying on US citizens as well as other countries and nations around the world. Following the leakage of NSA’s snooping activities by former CIA agent, Edward Snowden, it has become quite evident that taking extra security precautions is of paramount importance. A ... Read More »

VPN for Turkey


If you live or work in Turkey, then you definitely require a VPN service. This article provides you with insightful information on the best VPN for Turkey. Why do you need a VPN service for Turkey Anyone who lives or has worked in Turkey for some time will undoubtedly be aware that the Turkish government is notorious at Internet censorship ... Read More »

We are Sorry but you are Not Authorized to Access this Website/URL

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The above browser message is technically referred to as a 403 Forbidden error. There are several reasons you may encounter such an error, these include: URL errors – you may have typed in the wrong URL address. Check the URL for accuracy and try accessing the website again. Issues with your browser cache – it is possible that you may ... Read More »

Launch of the new HideMyAss Pro VPN iOS App

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It is our pleasure to announce the launch of a new brand new HideMyAss Pro VPN iOS App. iOS users can now access HMA Pro VPN on their iPhones and iPads. The new service streamlines the VPN configuration and makes it easy for iPhone/iPad users to use on their devices. The arrival of the app can only be described as ... Read More »

VPN for Nigeria


If you live in Nigeria and have been searching for a VPN provider, then you have come to the right place. Your search ends here. Virtual Private Network in Nigeria Nigeria is a great country with a large population of Internet users. Unfortunately, accessing sites like Twitter, Netflix, Hulu and other sites is a real problem in Nigeria. Many websites ... Read More »

VPNs are leading the new wave of anonymous file sharing.

As Internet Service Providers and copyright owners tighten the leash on online piracy users increasingly look for new ways to browse anonymously. Enter Virtual Private networks or VPNs for short. Several popular file sharing sites such as The Pirate Bay and Torrent Freak have endorsed VPNs for downloading and sharing files. The internet should remain open and free and not ... Read More »

The fastest VPN for Torrent and P2P


Looking for a reliable VPN service that guarantees the fastest speed for your torrent and P2P needs? Look no further because IPVanish has arrived. Perhaps one of the most reliable and one of the fastest Virtual Private Networks out there, you’ll enjoy blazing fast speeds and your waiting time for downloads will be drastically reduced. Another viable alternative VPN to ... Read More »

Hidemyass Review


HideMyAss also known as HMA Pro VPN - was established in 2005 by a team of Internet security experts in the UK. HMA’s stated objective is to provide its users with the best VPN service on the market, allowing them to surf the web anonymously and securely. We at VPNMAG.com tested HMA’s service to see how close they come to achieving that goal. The results indicate ... Read More »

IPVanish VPN Review


Having only been founded in March of 2012, IPVanish is a relatively new contender on the VPN market. However to call IPVanish a newcomer to the industry would be something of a misnomer. But in an industry that’s barely over a decade old, IPVanish’s history ranks its team among the most experienced providers of VPN services. The individuals behind the ... Read More »



VPN4ALL is a leader in virtual private network technology that encrypts all of your Internet traffic/data from the moment it leaves your computer until it arrives at your requested destination. VPN4ALL functions as a safeguarded pass-through for all user Internet traffic, providing complete online anonymity and privacy, by way of the VPN’s secure servers and gateways. Adding a secure layer ... Read More »

Private Internet Access Vpn Review


Private Internet Access™ was created on August 10, 2010 by the same developers who also created Mt. Gox Live and Mt. Gox Mobile of the Bitcoin world. With a true passion for privacy and anonymity, Private Internet Access™ was created to fill the role of a truly anonymous VPN service which did not exist until Private Internet Access™ was launched. ... Read More »

Interview with Mr. Lawrence Traynor from IPVanish Vpn

Can you introduce yourself? Mr. Lawrence Traynor– Director of Communications for IPVanish What is the motivation behind the creation of IPVanish VPN? Having worked for over 15 years in the network management, IP services, and content delivery services industry, we noticed that there were many options in the retail VPN market, but none that were very fast and none that ... Read More »

VyprVPN – Golden Frog Review

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With VyprVPN, Golden Frog aims to provide the highest quality VPN service in the world. We reviewed VyprVPN to see if the VPN service can achieve this goal and to see how it measures up against other personal VPN services. We are pleased to report that we were very impressed by VyprVPN’s unique set of features that truly set it ... Read More »

How You Can Bypass SOPA with a VPN


About the SOPA SOPA stands for the Stop Online Piracy Act. SOPA is a bill that was introduced by U.S. Republican Representative Lamar S. Smith. The bill was created with the idea of expanding the capabilities of U.S. law enforcement agencies to combat online piracy of intellectual property and counterfeit goods. However SOPA has been controversial due to its far-reaching ... Read More »

VPN Lifeguard protect yourself when your VPN disconnects


We would like to share with you this extremely useful piece of software for each of us concerned about internet anonymity and security : VPN Lifeguard This software that is 100% free  and Open Source and will automatically block your internet access if your VPN Service disconnect for any reason. For example if you are using a vpn service such as Strong VPN and ... Read More »

SSTP VPN vs. OpenVPN Protocols

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About VPN Services VPN services are ideal for anyone who wants to securely and anonymously surf the Internet. VPN services can be used with computers, mobile phones, and tablets. By using a VPN it’s possible to set up a foreign IP address that will enable you to enjoy websites and online programming from geo-restricted websites around the world. However shopping ... Read More »

Watch the BBC Online in Spain by Unblocking the BBC iPlayer

  The BBC iPlayer is a video on demand (VOD) service from the British Broadcasting Corporation. Using the BBC iPlayer allows you to watch programs from across the BBC’s various television networks while you are online. The iPlayer streams a total of ten stations, including BBC One through Four, the BBC News Channel and BBC HD. As of February 2011, ... Read More »

Finding and Setting up the Best VPN Service for iPhone 4

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The iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S are two of the most widely used mobile devices on the market today. Both devices can be equipped with a VPN service and, as is the case with the iPad, neither requires much in the way of technical skill to set up. Using a VPN on the iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S Using a ... Read More »

Giveaway: 10 Premium VPN Accounts from Kepard

How protected are you when surfing the Internet? How often do you expose your sensitive information to spyware or malware? How often does the government see what you’re transferring? If you’re like most people, you really don’t know. The actual answer is pretty stunning – the amount of risk on the modern Internet is staggering. For 10 lucky visitors, that ... Read More »

A Corporate VPN Primer

Remote work has been a phenomenon since the past many years now. The dispersed workplace has been more common for at least a decade and a half, especially in organizations that have people in the field across states and territories. Whether circumstances dictate that one or more users work from home or it may simply be convenient to be able ... Read More »

How to get a Private Dedicated IP with a VPN Service


Today’s Internet, Privacy, and Unrestricted Access The Internet has become absolutely central to our lives in the past two decades. Internet security and the freedom to access the websites of our choosing are important issues for people around the world. Many users who are concerned about security or are looking for a safe, anonymous means of accessing geo-restricted websites, find ... Read More »

The best VPN for classifieds


The online classified market is currently very important. Majors websites such as Craiglist or Ooodle are driving million of visitors per day. From used cars, apartments for rent  or sale, job listings passing by personals online classifieds everything can be sold our bought. Why do i need a VPN for classifieds? One of the main issue encountered by people posting classifieds will be ... Read More »

How to Hide Your IP Address


Why Hide Your IP Address? If you connect to the Internet that means you have a unique IP address by which you can be identified and potentially targeted. These days hackers are pretty sophisticated. By discerning your IP address they can use it to gain access to the personal information required to commit identity theft. A public IP address can ... Read More »